KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR (OTCMKTS:KCDMY) and BR Malls Participacoes (OTCMKTS:BRMSY) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. BR Malls Participacoes pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%.
This table compares KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR and BR Malls Participacoes’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR||$2.14 billion||2.79||$220.21 million||N/A||N/A|
|BR Malls Participacoes||$346.45 million||8.52||$277.45 million||N/A||N/A|
BR Malls Participacoes has lower revenue, but higher earnings than KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR.
This table compares KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR and BR Malls Participacoes’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|BR Malls Participacoes||135.25%||7.51%||4.54%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk and Volatility
KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR has a beta of 0.35, suggesting that its share price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BR Malls Participacoes has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR and BR Malls Participacoes, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|BR Malls Participacoes||0||1||0||0||2.00|
KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR beats BR Malls Participacoes on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR Company Profile
Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and commercializes disposable products for daily use by consumers in Mexico. The company offers diapers, pull-up training pants, swimming diapers, wet wipes, shampoos, baby lotion and bar soaps, and feeding products for babies; toilet papers, napkins, facial tissues, and paper towels for home; and feminine pads, panty protectors, tampons, and intimate wipes for women. It also provides beauty products, including bar soaps, liquid hand soaps, foaming liquid soaps, and liquid body wash; and professional products, such as dispensers, jumbo roll toilet papers, paper towels, hand towels, and industrial cleaning cloths, as well as underwear, protectors, feminine pads, and prefolded products for adults. The company offers its products primarily under the Huggies, KleenBebé, Pull-Ups, Evenflo, GoodNites, Kleenex, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex Cottonelle, Pétalo, Suavel, Vogue, Delsey, Diapro, LYS, Fancy, Blumen, Sanitas, Marli y Kimlark, Jabón Escudo Antibacterial, and Jabones Kleenex. It also exports its products. The company is based in Mexico City, Mexico.
BR Malls Participacoes Company Profile
BR Malls Participações S.A. operates as a shopping mall company in Brazil. It also manages parking lot operation. As of March 16, 2018, it owned a portfolio of 39 malls comprising 1,445.5 thousand square meters of gross leasable area and 877.1 thousand square meters of gross leasable area. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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